International Social Business Summer Program


Following the success of previous years, Daffodil International University (DIU) is organizing the 5th Edition of ISBSP 2021. Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, this year the program will be hosted in the online platform. It doesn’t matter whether it is on campus or virtual program, where they take away is almost the same. Besides the vast learning experience, participants will have a chance to explore the friendship and networking opportunities among participants and resource persons. We believe that the virtual program will create a very new dimension to bring the young change-makers of the world into a platform. We are welcoming participants from all around the world to this auspicious program for a lifetime experience.


The entire world is passing through a very difficult time due to COVID-19’s pandemic. Let’s go back years and think how the world was? We had too much wealth concentration. As a result, the world is facing millions of problems such as poverty, unemployment, carbon emission etc. However, coronavirus has given us a great opportunity to reinvent. Besides fighting against the coronavirus, this is the time to rethink & redesign for no going back. Here, the International Social Business Summer Program (ISBSP) 2021 which will unleash the potential of young minds to make a better world.

Key Aspects


  1. ISBSP 2021 is the world’s first virtual Summer Program on Social Business
  2. Participants will have a virtual meeting with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus (Father of Social Business & Micro-credit)
  3. It’s an action learning program where participants will get the ideas to create solutions of post COVID Pandemic’s social problems with entrepreneurial spirit.
  4. Leading academicians and Managing Director of Social Business companies will conduct the Webinars
  5. After successful completion of the program, participants will receive certificate along with three (3) academic credits from DIU.
  6. Participants will have chance to explore local culture through virtual visits, cross-cultural program and buddy friendship.  

The Course

Course Title: Social Business for Sustainable Development
Course Code: SB 103
Credit: 03 (Three)

Course Content:

Class lectures
  • Introduction to Social Business 
  • Social Business Plan Preparation  
  • Marketing for the Sustainability of Social Business
  • Managing Social Business & SDGs
  • From Microcredit to Social
  • Financial Aspects of Social
Breakout Sessions
  • Session-01: Business idea generation
  • Session-02: Social Business Model Canvas
Virtual Group Works
  • Social Business Plan Preparation

Virtual Field Visits

Executive Talk
  • Grameen Danone Social Business
  • Grameen Healthcare Services
  • Yunus Environment Hub
  • Yunus Sports Hub
  • New Entrepreneur Program
e-Panel DiscussionThe role of youth in sparking social business innovation to overcome COVID challenges
e-Master ClassSocial Business in zeroing poverty, unemployment & net-carbon emissions – A fresh start to eradicate the problems created by COVID-19 pandemic by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus
Social Business Design LabPitching the Social Business Plan & Review by the Experts

 Participants will get mentoring support after the program for transforming the ideas into action

Course Features
Course Duration
5 Days
No. of Modules
Field Visit
Managing Director of different Social Business Companies
Professors & Social Business experts


Participants will be evaluated through online quiz, assignment, group work, presentation & attendance.

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Create own social business and differentiate between Conventional Business and Social Business as well as NGOs.
  2. Gather support from stakeholders and turn their business idea into a real business.
  3. Enhance the leadership skills to solve a particular social problem of the world and acquire social entrepreneurship mindset

Awards & Certificates:

  • Certificate of Participation
  • Transcript
  • 3 Academic Credits
  • Best Team Awards